Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...

Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...
Stories of my hunting experiences with family, friends or whatever else I want to blog about.

A Dixie Lady Deer Hunter

Article by Fred Messina, editor of "On Target Outdoors" from The Vicksburg Evening Post on Friday, January 19, 1990. Photo by Bob Phillips.

Bob Phillips came up the other day with a photo of his wife Marian and a deer she got on Brown's Point New Years Eve. The deer was an 8-point with 16 inches of inside spread that weighed in at 190 pounds. A nice trophy in anyone's book. However, the tale Bob told is that this was Marian's fourth deer this year and he claimed that he would have done better than he did if he had not spent so much time hauling Marian's deer out of the woods. Come off it, Bob. We all know who the hunter was.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A Watermelon Blast

Bob and I had wonderful time at the Water Valley Watermelon Carnival this past weekend and was so good to see my mentor and good friend Rex of Deer Camp Blog and visit with his family and friends again.  It was pretty hot but we had our tent pitched in a good spot near a tree which was nice and shady.  We did have a short rain shower to come up but other than that everything was great.  We did make a small profit on Bob's copper trees and got a lot of looks and compliments on his craft.  Actually, this was our first time at a flea market environment to try and sell his copper trees and we both enjoyed the experience just being there and being lazy, meeting and watching all the people, especially the children.  We also had his Dad's books, LIM and JEFF'S GOD, for sale that he wrote/published and made a nice profit on them as well.  Bob and I really appreciated Rex inviting us to come up to sell his copper trees and for all the help that we received to make it all possible for a fun watermelon blast!

Friday evening in downtown Water Valley!

Denise and Rex (sporting his watermelon cap) checking out one of the copper trees Saturday morning!

Hershel and Bob engaged in deep conversation.

A customer with his cute puppy named "Daisy".

Hershel with a new tag for his truck given to him by Rex's sister, Holly, Dennis and two grandsons.

A What-A-Melon Ride!

Trent, Rex's other evil brother, working the Rotary Club booth giving away FREE lemonade!

Crowds enjoying the Carnival!

Fireworks display after dark!

Bob and Trent enjoying after hours drink together at the office!

Thanks Rex for a fun time at the Watermelon Carnival!  


CDGardens said...

The pictures are wonderful. Tells the story of your time at the Carnival. I like all the pictures but the one with little Daisy sure brings on a smile. :)

Editor said...

it was a really fun time and I hope we can keep doing it in the future

Marian Love Phillips said...

Thanks Cdgardens...glad you liked the are worth a 1000 words they say! :)

Thanks Editor...I hope we can keep doing it also. We really had a great time! ;)

Mushy said...

Great post Marian...great photos of your memories. Thanks for sharing.

Marian Love Phillips said...

I appreciate that Mushy - Thank goodness for the invention of the camera so we can stop time for a moment and go back and reminisce.
Glad I was able to share it with you! :)

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